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January 19, 2018

President Frances Mark presenting Joyce Tavener with the hole-in-one badge.

Stableford Event: Runner/up Frances Mark and Winner Terri Wangeman.

The festive season has come and gone and we now look forward to enjoying golf for 2018.

The final golf day for 2017 was a par round which saw Judy Baker put in a good round, scoring +4 to win the day.

Joan Hill was runner-up with +1.

Nearest-the-pins on the third was Robyn Downs (Gallery Café), on the ninth was Liz Mulcahy (Café Alofa), and on the 14th was Phyl Fiddes (One4One Café).

A hole-in-one to Joyce Tavener on the sixth hole was the closing highlight for 2017.

Joyce holds the honour of being the first person to record a hole-in-one at the Hill Top Golf and Country Club back in 1965.

It was on Joyce’s wish list to ace another hole before she retired, if ever, but thought it would be a fitting birthday present as she now joins the octogenarian club.

Congratulations Joyce on getting your wish.

Joyce was presented with a hole-in-one badge the following week.

A stableford round was played in warm summer weather to start the new year.

The day belonged to captain Terri Wangeman with a winning scoring of 38 points, despite having not played since the Christmas break-up.

Runner-up was Francie Mark with 36 points.

Ball winners: Heather Long, Janette Hayward, and Liz Mulcahy on 35 points.

Nearest-the-pins: third hole (Gallery Café) Phyl Fiddes; sixth hole (Tatura Hot Bread) Lyn Flett; ninth hole (Café Alofa) Janet Leahy.

Nine-hole competition: winner Lois Rogers 16 points, countback runner-up Helen Williams, and Judy Ashcroft 15 points.

Last week a 4BBB stableford event was played.

Elaine Dunk and Sheryl Curran won with 45 points.

Elaine played some of her best golf to be on the card 11 times, with Sheryl a handy back-up.

Runners-up were Lyn Flett and Pat Serra with 42 points.

Ball winners: Janette Hayward/Jan Coe and Wilma Saunders/Deb Reilly 40 points.

Nearest-the-pins: third (Gallery Café) Robyn Downs; sixth (Tatura Hot Bread) Sheryl Curran; ninth (Café Alofa) Elaine Dunk; 14th (One4One) Joyce Baird.

Nine-hole competition: winner, Joyce Tavener 18 points; runner-up, Helen Williams 16 points.

Summer 4BBB knockout event: Di Day and Sheryl Curran have qualified for the final with the outcome of the match between Terri Wangeman/Robyn Downs and Wilma Saunders/Gail Meneilly to decide who their opponents will be.

The final is to be played on February 16.

Wednesday’s event: stableford. Nine-hole event: stableford: front nine.

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